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Family Life In Baton Rouge

family life in Baton Rouge

In an ideal world, parenting through all ages and stages would be simple. There would be a how-to on every scenario for family life in Baton Rouge and a detailed handbook to read. However, at Red Stick Mom we know that is simply not reality; every child and family is extremely different and has varying needs. The good news is that Red Stick Mom is here to help Baton Rouge moms and dads navigate family life in Baton Rouge. We have writers with diverse backgrounds, family structures and perspectives. Our team of over 25 contributing writers offer advice and thoughts on what it’s like to raise kids in Baton Rouge no matter what age and stage they are in.

Over the years we have learned that what parents need most to navigate family life in Baton Rouge is support. Parents need to know that they are not alone and that there are resources for every Baton Rouge family no matter their scenario. Whether your family is looking for childcare in Baton Rouge (please see our Guide to Childcare and Preschools), to connect with other homeschooling families in Baton Rouge or on a quest to find the best snowball in Baton Rouge, Red Stick Mom has you covered. 

Whatever you need to navigate with regards to family life in Baton Rouge, we are here to help your family. If you’re looking for the best outdoor dining in Baton Rouge with kids, we’ve got that! Swim lessons in Baton Rouge? We know about those, too. Let us help you navigate those ages and stages in Baton Rouge with ease. 

What Type Of Mom Are You? Nature, in all of its glory, is full of examples of different types of mothers and families. Our God has masterfully woven together family dynamics of many sorts that we can all relate to in one way or another, especially if we consider how animal families mirror our own. So let's try a little exercise and see what kind of animal-mommy you are. Depending on how you see yourself, I'll tell you some fun things to do in Baton Rouge that are perfect for your mommy-type. Take a read below and tell me... which mommy type are YOU? The Elephant Your home is matriarchal, whether by choice or circumstance. In your circle, mothers are respected and revered...
Did you know every year the last day of February is Rare Disease Day? This day is chosen because it is the rarest day of the year! The mission of this day is to raise awareness and generate change for the 300 million people worldwide living with a rare disease, their families, and their care takers. Organizations and individuals worldwide take up this cause in the hopes of making progress towards finding better treatments and answers for those traveling the tough and lonely road of rare disease. I also choose to take up this cause for myself, my family, and a small non-profit, Garage 10, created to offer support and financial assistance to individuals with a rare disease. Why do...
Mardi Gras Parade Route Essentials The time has arrived - Mardi Gras is here! My family would argue that Mardi Gras is the best time of the year. We try and catch as many parades as we can during carnival season. Parade routes are filled with long lines for food, drinks, and the bathroom. There is also the waiting to hear the sirens of the next parade to roll through. After so many parades, I’ve learned a few things to make life on the parade route more manageable (especially with children). Safety First I always have my handy first aid kit with me on the route. You can pick one up from your local pharmacy, order on Amazon, or make your own...
As this year comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to say how much we truly value, appreciate and respect each and every one of you. We also wanted to share the 10 most popular blog posts of 2022, determined by page views. They are stories of faith, humor, loss, marriage, motherhood and so much more. We hope you enjoy re-visiting them as much as we did. Top 10 Posts of 2022 1. Cheer is More Than Big Bows and Glitter A few summers ago, after her relentless begging, I gave her a choice: she could do cheer, but had to quit dance and tumbling. She couldn’t do everything, I told her. “Ok!” she said. She was all in. Read...
Any mom is on the lookout for places to go and things to do when you’re searching for something fun (or needed) to do with (and without) the kids around Baton Rouge. Here are some great finds in Prairieville I have stumbled on along the way: Fun Kid Activities: Southern Oaks Athletic Club :: Cozy, welcoming gym with childcare. Great pool, and always offers family fun events here and there. Anytime you can dine on chicken nuggets poolside with happy kids in tow, all is well. Did I mention childcare?! Jump and Jive :: You sit, and the kids play on the many, many inflatables. Yay for an indoor play date! Lil Bambinos Playtorium :: If it’s raining or too...

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